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Killed - Charles Smith - 27 March 1889

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Killed - Charles Smith - 27 March 1889

Posted: 15 Feb 2017 9:06PM GMT
Classification: Death
Article appears in the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, Wednesday, 27 March 1889 reads...

DIVE-KEEPER DONE FOR

Cheboygan, Michigan, March 27 - Saturday night Sheriff Hayes went to the low dive of Charles Smith to quell a disturbance and remonstrated with Smith, who became enraged and, drawing a revolver, commenced firing. He seriously wounded Marshal Bochard who had entered the house soon after Hayes, and his second shot passed through the hat of Constable Ewing. A fierce fight then took place between Hayes and Smith, Hayes shooting Smith in the throat and side. The last wound inflicted injuries from which Smith died.

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